Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
MEDIA ADVISORY: FAMILIES OF CHILDREN KILLED IN CAR BACKOVER INCIDENTS AND SAFETY GROUPS PLEAD FOR OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE LIFESAVING ACTION
A press event will be held on Thursday, April 11th at 1 p.m. EDT to demand the Obama Administration issue a final rear visibility rule from the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act. This event will feature U.S. Representative Peter King (R-NY) and Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), along with safety advocates and families of children affected by backover crashes.
Please click here for the full media advisory.
These recent crashes have drawn the focus of the media and the public to the dangerous and all-to-deadly consequences of lapses in occupant protection and operational safety. CBS This Morning aired a segment on February 15th in response to a deadly crash in the San Bernadino Mountains of Southern California that can be viewed here.
Please click here for the statement.
Click here for a copy of the letter.
Click here for the press release.
Click here for statement by Advocates' President Jackie Gillan, and visit the Truck Safety Coalition for the full